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complete one item on the Life List host a birthday party as if you were celebrating a 10-year old (feb 5) attend a TEDx event. (tedxohiostate) go snowboarding in the Rockies get a new business card (geben) win another Instagram competition (piada) revisit Wrigley Field go for a run in a new city (chicago) buy a house. speak at a pecha kucha event attend a country music festival (buckeye countryfest) learn to hang bathroom tile host a house party and only serve kid food visit a new ball park (comiskey) do something that i’ve feared for a long time try a new haircut pitch a client that accepts start a family (puppy) speak to a class of students studying my work build a deck pay off my college debt buy the car i’ve wanted for years help a friend get on twitter do hard things own the idea that i actually enjoy bieber’s music get back into investing. visit a new small town with someone with lots of memories from there.
- Fill in the blanks above.
Two fixed tasks: the first comes from my life list, to remain consistent with the rules I made for myself several years ago, and the last task being to fill in the blanks throughout the year. I know it looks and feels like a cop out, but as I hiked along the coast looking at the waves crashing against the beaches below me, a single phrase kept coming into my mind.
Don’t let the list define you.